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Big Law broadly positive about the New Year
Michelle Bigler
Big Law broadly positive about the New Year
Most commentators would no doubt agree with the suggestion that this year can be characterised by a sense of heightened uncer...
11/01/2017
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Could increased transparency be the key to securing more clients?
Laurence Simons
Could increased transparency be the key to securing more clients?
A year-long investigation in the UK’s legal services marketplace undertaken by the Competition and Markets Authority (C...
09/01/2017
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CSR - what it is and why it is of growing importance
Laurence Simons
CSR - what it is and why it is of growing importance
For the most part the legal press largely focuses on the profession’s flaws, however a number of leading publications h...
09/01/2017
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Why we should be advancing diversity though sponsorship and mentoring
Clare Butler
Why we should be advancing diversity though sponsorship and mentoring
It’s fair to say that there is a fairly ubiquitous understanding of the need for diversity at senior levels throughout ...
09/01/2017
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Is a race to the top really the way forward?
Laurence Simons
Is a race to the top really the way forward?
It’s fair to say that US giant Cravath, Swain & Moore is now seen as somewhat of a pacemaker in terms of raising sa...
09/01/2017
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The expanding role of the General Counsel
Laurence Simons
The expanding role of the General Counsel
There’s little doubt that the role of the General Counsel is expanding and this is an area we have covered in detail re...
06/01/2017
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How are UK firms responding to legal technology?
Laurence Simons
How are UK firms responding to legal technology?
It’s clear that firms can no longer ignore the growing prevalence of legal technology in the profession and The Lawyers...
06/01/2017
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European turnover reaches record level
Laurence Simons
European turnover reaches record level
According to a report from The Lawyer, total turnover for the Continent’s top 100 firms has broken the €9bn (&poun...
06/01/2017
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How to Use and Optimise LinkedIn as a Legal Professional - 22 February Webinar
How to Use and Optimise LinkedIn as a Legal Professional - 22 February Webinar
Laurence Simons have partnered with City CV to present a series of webinars, and our latest collaboration will look...
06/01/2017
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Fundraising PSU Breakfast with Lord Neuberger
Laurence Simons
Fundraising PSU Breakfast with Lord Neuberger
Thank you for your interest in the PSU breakfast with Lord Neuberger on 23 January 2017.  The topic for discussion is: ...
19/12/2016
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How are US GCs responding to shrinking legal budgets?
Danielle Goldstone
How are US GCs responding to shrinking legal budgets?
We’ve discussed the fairly stagnant nature of legal budgets, and the expectation of in house legal professionals to &ls...
08/12/2016
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Is BigLaw downsizing?
Michelle Bigler
Is BigLaw downsizing?
It would no doubt be fair to say that the legal profession has, until the last decade, harboured a reasonable aversion to cha...
29/11/2016
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Changes to German employment law could drive up demand for legal counsel
Laurence Simons
Changes to German employment law could drive up demand for legal counsel
Given that the UK’s departure from the EU could put banks’ access to passporting rights at risk, it’s somew...
29/11/2016
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CLOs continue to become increasingly valued for their strategic advice
Laurence Simons
CLOs continue to become increasingly valued for their strategic advice
Chief Legal Officers (CLOs) report that their departments are most valued for their ability to advise the CEO and corporate b...
29/11/2016
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Is remuneration changing in the legal profession?
Laurence Simons
Is remuneration changing in the legal profession?
In recent months a lot of the talk regarding pay scales has been around the MoneyLaw trend sweeping magic circle firms, howev...
29/11/2016
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